Students learn the importance of fresh water and how to conserve this valuable resource. Our resource focuses your attention on protecting and respecting our fresh water. Start by understanding what fresh water is by building a water cycle. Find out how fresh water compares in the bigger picture of Earth's water. Build a greenhouse to see firsthand how climate change can affect fresh water. Take what you know about where to find fresh water, and see how that could all change with climate change. Describe how the water supply in a village could become unfit for drinking in a scenario. Understand that people in other countries don't have access to fresh water like we do. Build a drip irrigation system to help conserve water while gardening. STEAM initiatives, additional hands-on activities, graphic organizers, crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.